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Public Libraries 2.0

A place to discuss web 2.0 in the public library setting.

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Welcome. I think we need a place to discuss the role and usage of web 2.0 in public libraries. So I started this group. Please share your questions, experiences, policies, examples, ...

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Comment by RAMONA MADALENA ROMANDIA on January 23, 2013 at 5:42pm

Love public libraries, just got my first permanent job as Lib I since graduation in 2011.

Comment by Dr Mayank Trivedi on September 7, 2012 at 3:56am
Dear Sir/Madam,

It is our privilege to inform you that Smt Hansa Mehta Library, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Gujarat, India will be hosting 15th National Convention on Knowledge, Library and Information Networking(NACLIN)-2012 during November 20 to 22, 2012, jointly with DELNET.We
are enclosing herewith  the e-brochure, and the submission guidelines, and registration form  for your reference.

We look forward to your contribution in the conference, and request you to inform your colleagues and research scholars about the conference.
(Dr Mayank Trivedi)
Organizing Secretary,
NACLIN-2012
Comment by Gurwinder Singh on September 13, 2011 at 5:31am
Comment by Carolyn Woods on January 21, 2011 at 10:50am
Actually looking for info on using 2.0 tools for disaster planning.
Comment by Carolyn Woods on January 21, 2011 at 10:50am
Looking for insight and advice on topics associated with working in a public library.
Comment by Naight Parker on December 10, 2010 at 12:55pm

How much assistance can you give a patron on a public access computer who has few computer skills?

Comment by Olanike O. Olaniyi on June 16, 2010 at 8:40am
I am a new member, working at the Oyo State Library Board, Nigeria as Assistant System Librarian. The Library is trying its best to perform in the face of political interference, lack of funds, shortage of staff, unconducive working environment and so on. There is an ICT centre performing mainly as a Cybercafe, Training in Computing (free service to library users). I believe as an information scientist I shouldnt be disturbed with these challenges and that this is the best forum to hear, share, learn and work together to better our various libraries. I ll like members to educate,share with, me on how to improve d situation in my library as a committed librarian. I believe there's need to provide more than we are doing at present for our teeming users.
Comment by Martin Morris on January 7, 2009 at 10:01am
In case noone has replied you - you might find this report by OCLC interesting as it looks like it answers your question:

http://www.oclc.org/reports/sharing/default.htm

Key point though is that a small minority of library users in a number of countries surveyed thought they'd be interested in actually using a library-based site in this way (see page 163 of that report for example).

Martin
 

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